- Jun 20, 2013
- Southern NH
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There are a few articles in the special issue, this one being very interesting.
3. Politicize Disaster, Unabashedly
This may make some progressives queasy. But if you don't have the stomach for hardball politics, just accept that you're going to be steamrolled by the NRA — which shamelessly stokes the emotional power of national tragedies like 9/11, Katrina, and Superstorm Sandy to convince Americans that social collapse is around the corner, and you really should be buying that AR-15.
This isn't complicated: Making a political issue of the tiny coffins of dead children in the wake of a school shooting isn't just a thing that helps pass strong gun-control, it's practically the only thing in the last quarter century that's moved the needle on anti-gun-violence laws. Recall that the catalyst for the 1994 assault weapons ban was a 1989 school shooting in Stockton, California, that killed five kids and wounded 29 other children.
It's not distasteful to act in the name of victims of gun violence. What's distasteful to squander the burning anger and intense political focus that such senseless bloodshed inspires. There's nothing dishonorable in taking the swift and necessary action to prevent other children from being massacred by an idiot with a war rifle.//
such a perfect place to insert that referenceRolling Stone, what you've just published is one of the most insanely idiotic
things I have ever read. At no point in your rambling, incoherent writing were you even close to anything that could be considered a
rational thought. Everyone online is now dumber for having read it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your
I can play the headline/no substance game too.
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